PRI 2187: Selandian, Alabama

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Gastropoda - Lepetellida - Fissurellidae
Diodora mauryi
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae
"Pleurotoma" informal sp. B Lamarck 1800
synonym of Turris
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Caricella leana
Volutocorbis rugatus
spelled with current rank as Athleta (Volutocorbis)
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
? Levifusus dalei
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
Narona quercollis
Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae
Venericardia wilcoxensis Dall 1903
recombined as Venericardia (Baluchicardia) wilcoxensis
cf. Miodontiscus aldrichianus
Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Saccella quercollis (Harris 1896)
Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula informal sp. B Lamarck 1799
Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium mediaviense
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Alabama County:Wilcox
Coordinates: 31.9° North, 87.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:34.5° North, 69.0° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Paleocene
Stage:Selandian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 1
Key time interval:Selandian
Age range of interval:61.60000 - 59.20000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Midway Formation:Naheola Member:Oak Hill
Stratigraphic resolution:member
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:black unlithified silty claystone
Secondary lithology: unlithified sandstone
Lithology description: Lithology from Toulmin, 1977: "laminated silty clay and silt with thin beds of fine grained sand"
Environment:coastal indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:90608
Authorizer:J. Sessa Enterer:L. Eccles
Modifier:J. Sessa Research group:GCP,marine invertebrate
Created:2009-08-10 14:19:34 Last modified:2011-10-05 15:00:16
Access level:group members Released:2014-08-10 14:19:34
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

11845. K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1965. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene mollusca of the southern and eastern United States. Part 1. Pelecypoda, Amphineura, Peteropoda, Scaphopoda and Cephalopoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:1-471 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Alroy]

Secondary references:

11846 K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann. 1966. Catalogue of the Paleocene and Eocene Mollusks of the Southern and Eastern United States Part II. Gastropoda. Bulletins of American Paleontology 48:471-1057 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik/J. Sessa]